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I Am Single and Not Sure How I Feel About It

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    I Used To Hate It

    I used to hate it and then I realized when I was in Florida I was FAKING it to fit in. I mean everywhere, left and right, more hardcore music, I always had to have the "Baddest *** this" "Baddest assed that" when I moved to NC and got dragged off on my own I started to go...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 2, 2010

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    Still Standing

    When we broke up, I was getting out of the car. We had just shared a small dinner date of silence and lobster, and I expected to hear the usual "I love you," and a goodnight kiss. This time, I got the kiss. Then, I got the, "I'm leaving you for your stepsister." And then he was...
    TheBareFootedTruth TheBareFootedTruth 18-21, F Mar 23, 2013

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    I Have Responsibilities

    i have my job my daughter to support so its not really time to think about gabby but sometimes it gets lonley being without someone but i do feel proud that i put my child first
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 2, 2012

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    I kinda like being single.

    But when I see all these couples I'm kinda like, dang I want that! But then I think if my past relationships and I'm happy I'm single.
    shaebears shaebears 16-17, F Jan 29

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    Still Conflicted

    So I am 29 years old and have always been conflicted about being single. I have been single all my life, there have been times that I wanted to be single and wasn't interested at all in dating, there have been times I was literally desperately trying to find a girlfriend. I'm an...
    Austin83 Austin83 26-30 2 Responses Jan 10, 2013

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    Sometimes I want a relationship

    but then I talk to people and I am like hmmm how about no.
    VivianeDarkbloom VivianeDarkbloom 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    My Story

    ì am also single as well  like you all right now and i dont know how  i feel about it because i have been there and i did that all over and over again feel free to tell me any thing about  being single i have  been loved before it hurts so bad dont let anyone tell you...
    keme keme 26-30, F Feb 6, 2011

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    No Definite Answer...

    I've been single all of my life. Sometimes I don't like it, sometimes I do. The good thing is, I don't get jealous when I see couples anymore. Maybe I know too much about human nature to care. Hmm...
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 4 Responses Apr 7, 2011

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    A Startling Contrast

    I  am single but have a special someone in mind, I have found an annoying contrast though. When I am just a rogue flirt, I am rarely taken seriously and people consider me like leftovers - something to be sampled at a later date. Suddenly when I voice that I have a special...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 13, 2010

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    Is There Any Hope???

    I have become numb from my past relationship....
    multimia multimia 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 8, 2008

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    The Jury Is Deadlocked On This One ...

    Being 36 and single - this is a STRANGE place to be! My entire life, all the women in my family graduated, found a man, got married, had kids, etc. Everyone is still married - and here I am - divorced. It's a good thing - but after devoting your life to a husband...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 9 Responses Jun 5, 2009

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    Conflicted

    I feel like my last relationship messed me up emotionally for a while. On one hand, I am wary of losing control of my emotions again. Then again, I really would like to experience a committed long-term relationship. Maybe it is possible to be with someone and not break up?
    DayDreamingInTheSun DayDreamingInTheSun 22-25 1 Response Jan 27, 2013

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    No Definite Answer...

    I've single all of my life. Sometimes I don't like it, sometimes I do. The good thing is, I don't get jealous when I see couples anymore. Maybe I know too much about human nature to care. Hmm...
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 Apr 7, 2011

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    I Just Don't Know...

    I was completely unprepared to be single again. I was with the girl I really expected to spend the rest of my life with. So yeah it killed me when it ended out of the blue. However, it has been more fun than I've had in years to see all my friends that I never saw and doing...
    bvb1123 bvb1123 41-45, M May 8, 2009

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    Screw Dating

    What happened to the days I was single and could care less? What happened to the days when I was single, didn't care, and men flocked to me ANYWAY?! I don't know. All I know now is that now that I'm single, I feel only half as good without a boyfriend. Since my break up, which...
    RitaRee RitaRee 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2011

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    I love the single life

    but then again I want someone to be there for me, to cuddle me when I'm down so yeah don't really know...
    lucymate lucymate 13-15, F Dec 27, 2013

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    Wow, That Hurt a Bit... But...

    Joining this group stung like ripping a plaster from a wound but it's true. I'm not sure yet, I just need to wake myself up. No regrets.
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 18 Responses May 7, 2009

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